Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Go to a busy part of Church Street put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on Church Street.
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our mobile store (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
Pick a state or national park you want to visit. Take a 15s video letting us know what you would want to do during your visit.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.